X-15 Aloft. First Free Flight Of Manned Space Plane, 1959/06/11
Edwards AFB B-52 takes X-15 aloft under its wing, is "cut loose over Mojave Desert" landed by Scott Crossfield (2) Connecticut - Groton CT launch of USS George Washington Polaris sub (partial newsreel)
Production Company Universal StudiosAudio/Visual sound, b&w
September 12, 2005
Space Shuttle practice
A must for anyone who has read anything at all about Chuck Yaeger and the USAF test pilots at Muroc.
Note the landing technique -- still used by the shuttle in 2005.